No Bake Crispy Pretzel Bars

I wasn’t sure I would like this since I’m not a big fan of pretzels but I was pretty sure my family would.  And they did.  But I liked it, too.  I didn’t really taste the pretzels especially with all the other goodies. Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup ½ cup peanut butter 5 cups crisp rice cereal 2 cups pretzel sticks 1 cup plain M&M’s Directions: In a … [Read more...]

Deluxe Chocolate Marshmallow Bars

This is a great recipe that will please just about everyone.  And it’s not hard to make. Ingredients for Base: ¾ cup butter or margarine, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons bakig cocoa ½ cup chopped nuts, optional (I omitted) 4 cups miniature … [Read more...]

No-Bake Cereal Bars

If you need a last-minute dessert to take to your Memorial Day get together but don’t have much time, here’s the recipe you need!  These bars use cereal, peanuts, peanut butter and M&M’s.  When I made them I didn’t have enough M&M’s, so I just used an assortment of chocolate from my baking drawer.  You could probably do some substitutions with the cereal, too – if you needed to.  This is … [Read more...]

Countdown to Christmas – Fabulous Peanut Butter Balls

This recipe is an absolute family favorite!  I’ll confess I don’t make these as often as my family would like because they’re a little bit of work, but my family says they are SO worth it!  (You'll notice my peanut butter balls don't look as awesome as some people's but it's because I don't care.  They're good enough for us.) I made these yesterday for our family Christmas and I tried something … [Read more...]

Chocolate Ribbon Bars

I just made these bars last week.  I've had the recipe for a long time but hadn't made them for a while.  I forgot how good they were! 1 package (10 to 11 ounces) butterscotch chips 1 cup peanut butter 8 cups crisp rice cereal 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips ¼ cup butter, cubed 2 tbsp. water ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt … [Read more...]